Sons of the American Legion honors Bill Germain
GLADSTONE — Bill Germain of the Gladstone August Mattson Squad #71 of the Sons of the American Legion was recently honored for 45 years of continuous membership by Squad #71 Commander Randy Bruntjens.
“Clearly, reaching this milestone is a very special occasion,” Bruntjens said. “It is also a very special occasion for the local squad since it is a testimony of his loyalty to the Sons of the American Legion over the years.
“Bill is a valued member, having served as commander and various offices in the squadron.His continued contribution is vital for the Sons to continue to be successful in helping our fellow Legionnaires and Veterans.”
Bruntjens added: “The Sons is the best program the Legion ever established as we take care of all other programs the Legion sponsors. We are here because of the veterans, so lets help a veteran whenever we can.”
The Sons of the American Legion was founded for preserving the American Legion traditions and programs while improving the quality of life for our nations children, caring for veterans and their families and teaching the fundamentals of good citizenship.
Commander Randy Bruntjens is at the left with Bill Germain, 45-year member.